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McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection

The McGill Library's Chapbook Collection contains over nine hundred British and American chapbooks published in the 18th and 19th centuries. This digital collection was created by identifying and digitizing volumes from the The Sheila R. Bourke Collection of Children's Literature, the Children's Books Collection and the main McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collection. As new titles are acquired and added to the collection they will be digitized and added to our digital collection http://d...



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by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905; Martin, Sarah Catherine, 1768-1826. Old Mother Hubbard; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Absurd ABC
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4 volumes in 1 (8; 8; 8; [8]) leaves : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Illustrated children's books., Fairy tales., Cats -- Juvenile poetry., Dogs --...
24 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 16 x 9 cm.
Topics: Conduct of life -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800., Christian life -- Poetry -- Early works to...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Simpkin, Marshall and Co.,publisher; Winks and Son,publisher
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30, [2] p. : ill. ; 13 cm.
Topics: Animals -- Juvenile poetry., Alphabet rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Fortey, W. S.(William Samuel)pbl
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favorite 3

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[12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Cock Robin (Fictitious character), Birds -- Juvenile poetry., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by W.S. Fortey,
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[8] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
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favorite 8

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[12] p. : col. ill. ; 16 x 11 cm.
Topics: Children's stories, English, Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; Davison, William,1780-1858,printer
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36 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 14 x 9 cm.
Topics: Birds -- Pictorial works., Chapbooks -- Specimens., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
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[8] p. : ill ; 15 x 10 cm.
Topics: Toy and movable books -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- New York (State) -- New...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Rhodes family,former owner
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favorite 4

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8 p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Brigands and robbers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by W.S. Johnson,
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[12] p . : ill. ; 19 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by J. & C. Evans.pbl
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15, [1] p. : ill. ; 85 x 58 mm.
Topics: Birds -- Juvenile fiction., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Printed by J. Kendrew, Colliergate,
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favorite 3

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15, [1] p. : ill. ; 10 cm.
Topics: Christian life -- Juvenile poetry., Children -- Poetry, Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Rusher, John Golby,1784-1877.pbl; Lee, John,d. 1804.egr; Craig, W. M.(William Marshall),ca. 1765-ca. 1834.ill
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favorite 14

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15, [1] p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Giants -- Folklore., Giants -- Juvenile literature., Fairy tales -- England -- 19th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
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favorite 8

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8 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 17 x 11 cm.
Topics: Robin Hood (Legendary character), Folklore -- England., Chapbooks, English -- Specimens., Chapbooks...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Turpin, Richard,1706-1739,defendant; Rhodes family,former owner
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8 p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Devonport -- 19th century, McGill University...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
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favorite 3

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[8] p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Gardens -- Juvenile fiction., Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction., Chapbooks -- Specimens.,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bishop & Co. (London, England)
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favorite 2

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7 p. : ill. (1 col.) ; 13 x 10 cm.
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Johnson, Richard,1573-1659?; Fortey, W. S.(William Samuel)prt
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favorite 1

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9 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Topics: Christian saints., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
15, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. (woodcut) ; 97 x 63 mm.
Topics: Love -- Juvenile poetry., Constancy -- Juvenile poetry., Fairy tales., Chapbooks -- Specimens.,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by James Lumsden & Son,publisher; Bewick, John,1760-1795; Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828
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32 p. : ill. ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Scotland...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Hazard, Samuel,d. 1806; Marshall, John,printer; White, R.prt
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12 p. : ill. ; 16 x 10 cm.
Topics: Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- Poetry., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Thornton, Henry,1760-1815; Marshall, John,printer; White, R.prt; Hazard, Samuel,d. 1806.prt
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12 p. ; 16 x 10 cm
Topics: Christianity -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800., Christian life -- Great Britain -- Early...
3, [21] p. ; 16 x 10 cm. (12mo)
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Subscription lists (Publishing) -- England -- London -- 1796., Chapbooks...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Goode, Thomas.pbl
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[12] p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Dream interpretation., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
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12 p. : ill. ; 14 cm.
Topics: Readers (Primary) -- Christian life., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Hereford --...
31 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 11 cm.
Topics: Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England --...
8 p. ; 16 cm. (12mo)
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Songs., Chapbooks -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- 19th century,...
[4], 7-18 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Trials (Murder) -- Juvenile fiction., Animals -- Juvenile fiction., Animal welfare -- Juvenile...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Perrault, Charles,1628-1703.Barbe bleue.English
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8 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 cm.
Topics: Bluebeard (Legendary character), Fairy tales., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by William Walker & Sons.pbl
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47, [1] p. ; 14 x 9 cm.
Topics: Christmas music., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Otley (West Yorkshire) -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
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11 p. : ill. (1 col.) ; 17 cm.
Topics: Fairy tales -- Arab countries., Folklore -- Arab countries., Aladdin (Legendary character),...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Fortey, W. S.(William Samuel)publisher
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[8] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 11 cm.
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Topics: Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
31 p. : ill. ; 11 x 7 cm.
Topics: Fables., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- York -- 19th century, McGill University...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Published by J.S. Redfield, Clinton Hall,
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16 p. : ill. ; 12 cm.
Topics: Practical jokes -- Juvenile literature., Skating -- Juvenile literature., Christmas stories.,...
1 v. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.
Topics: Courtship., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
12 p. ; 13 x 8 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Walker, William,fl. 1810-1875.pbl
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12 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 11 cm.
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Otley (West Yorkshire) -- 19th...
24 pages :portrait ;16 cm
Topics: Chapbooks, Scottish -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Marriage -- Sermons -- Early works to...
McGill University Library
by Taylor, Ann,1782-1866; Bishop & Co. (London, England),printer
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1 sheet (8 p.) :ill. (1 col.) ;13 x 39 cm. folded to 13 x 10 cm.
Topics: Mothers -- Juvenile poetry., Mother and child -- Juvenile poetry., Chapbooks, English -- Specimens,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
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favorite 1

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8 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Sailors -- Juvenile fiction., Ship captains -- Juvenile fiction., Conversion -- Juvenile fiction.,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
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8 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Fireworks -- Accidents -- Juvenile fiction., Gunpowder -- Juvenile fiction., Children -- Death --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by S. Babcock,
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16 p. : ill. ; 11 cm.
Topics: Children's poetry, Chapbooks., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Connecticut -- New Haven --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by H. H.,engraver; Barritt, William,b. ca. 1822,engraver; Houseworth, Mortimer,b. ca. 1822,engraver; Howland, William,engraver; Lossing, Benson John,1813-1891,engraver; Kiggins & Kellogg,publisher
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16 p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 95 mm.
Topics: Children's poetry, Readers (Primary), Chapbooks, American., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks --...
16 p. : ill. ; 98 x 60 mm.
Topics: Readers (Primary), Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- New Jersey -- Newark -- 19th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Martin, Sarah Catherine,1768-1826; Cruikshank, George,1792-1878.ill; Branston, Allen Robert,1778-1827.egr; Rusher, John Golby,1784-1877.prt
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15, [1] p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Dogs -- Juvenile poetry., Nursery rhymes, English., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
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23 p. : ill. ; 16 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
24 pages :illustration ;16 cm.
Topics: Wit and humor., Chapbooks, English -- Scotland -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Anecdotes --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by James Clarke and Co.,
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15 p. : ill. ; 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- 19th century, McGill University...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by T. Goode, 80, Aylesbury Street,
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[8] p. : ill. (some col.) 17 x 11 cm.
Topics: Alphabet books., Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Cameron,Mrs.(Lucy Lyttelton),1781-1858; Houlston and Co.pbl
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36 p. : ill. (wood-engravings) ; 14 x 9 cm.
Topics: Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile literature., Children -- Conduct of life., Christian life --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Printed by J. Kendrew, Colliergate,
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30, [2] p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 10 cm.
Topics: Brothers -- Juvenile literature., Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks -- Specimens.,...
31 p. : ill. ; 11 x 7 cm.
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Children's songs., Juvenile literature -- 1814., Songs -- 1814., Chapbooks.,...
8 pages :coat of arms ;16 cm
Topics: Ballads, Scots -- Texts., Chapbooks, Scottish -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Street...
8 p. ; 15 cm.
Topics: Songs, English -- Scotland -- Texts., Songs, Scots -- Texts., Chapbooks, Scottish -- Specimens.,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Printed for the booksellers,
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24 p. ; 16 x 10 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- 19th century, McGill University...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Sidesplitter, Jacob; Brydone, James,fl. 1836-1893.pbl
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24 p. ; 17 x 10 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- 19th century, McGill University...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Howland, William,engraver; Barritt, William,b. ca. 1822,engraver; Kiggins & Kellogg,publisher
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favorite 5

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8 p. : ill. ; 85 mm.
Topics: Children's poetry, Farm life -- Juvenile fiction., Wit and humor, Juvenile., Juvenile literature --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Printed and sold by Mahlon Day,
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16 p. : ill. ; 89 x 53 mm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- New York (state) -- New York -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Rusher, John Golby,1784-1877.prt
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favorite 2

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16 p. : ill. (wood-engravings) ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Birds -- Juvenile poetry., Death -- Juvenile poetry., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Printed for the Company of Walking Stationers,
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16 p. : ill. ; 16 x 10 cm.
Topics: Legends -- France -- Juvenile literature., Chivalry -- Juvenile literature., Twins -- Juvenile...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Nicholson, Isaac,1789-1848; Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc,comte de,1707-1788; Davison, William,1780-1858,printer
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36 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 14 cm.
Topics: Zoology -- Pictorial works., Reptiles -- Juvenile literature., Insects -- Juvenile literature.,...
[2-5], 6-30, [1] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 11 cm.
Topics: Children -- Conduct of life., Christian literature for children., Children's literature., Chapbooks...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Groombridge and Sons
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favorite 1

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48 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Children's stories, English, Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Sherwood,Mrs.(Mary Martha),1775-1851; F. Houlston and Son.prt
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favorite 1

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31, [1] p. : ill. (wood-engravings) ; 11 x 7 cm.
Topics: Altruism -- Juvenile literature., Cats -- Juvenile literature., Humane education -- Juvenile...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by John W. Moore & Co.publisher
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favorite 5

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16 p. : ill. ; 90 mm.
Topics: Animals., Juvenile literature -- 1832., Chapbooks -- 1832., Wrappers (Binding), Relief prints.,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; Taylor,Mrs.(Ann Martin),1757-1830.My Mother
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favorite 6

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31 p. : ill. ; 11 x 7 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- York -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Walker, William,fl. 1810-1875.pbl
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favorite 2

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12 p. : ill. ; 15 x 9 cm.
Topics: Brothers -- Juvenile fiction., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
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favorite 6

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8 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Drawing -- Study and teaching -- Juvenile fiction., Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction., Christian...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
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favorite 1

comment 0

8 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Boys -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction., Moral development -- Juvenile fiction., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
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favorite 1

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8 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Selfishness -- Juvenile fiction., Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction., Christian life -- Juvenile...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Grout, Jonathan,1815-1882,publisher
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15, [1] p. : ill. ; 12 x 7 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Massachusetts -- Worcester -- 19th century, McGill University...
31, [1] p. : ill. ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Scotland -- Glasgow --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Cruikshank, George,1792-1878.ill; Branston, Allen Robert,1778-1827.egr; Rusher, John Golby,1784-1877.prt
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16 p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Nursery rhymes, English., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Banbury (Oxfordshire) --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
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favorite 3

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8 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Girls -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction., Fairies -- Juvenile fiction., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by More, Hannah,1745-1833; Marshall, John,printer; White, R.prt; Hazard, Samuel,d. 1806.prt
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22, [2] p. ; 17 x 10 cm.
Topics: Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature., Faith -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks -- Specimens.,...